Highway 89 crash kills one person and sends 5 others to hospital
One person is dead and five others are hospitalized in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Highway 89 near Cookstown.
The accident happened around 10 a.m. in an area of Highway 89 west of Veterans Drive, according to the OPP.
Police say a 70-year-old woman from Elliston, who was in a vehicle, died at the scene. The driver of that vehicle and a child were taken to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the other vehicle, along with two children, were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to the OPP, a portion of Highway 89 near the 5th Sideroad has reopened after being closed for several hours.